NBA's 'Second Half', Antonio Brown Saga, Jacob deGrom's Future, NHL Buyers & Sellers
As most of the country is celebrating a long holiday weekend, start your Monday off catching up with all that’s shaking down in the world of sports on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The NBA All-Star Weekend is in the books so now we’ll focus on what lies ahead for the rest of this season. Will the Bucks hold the top spot in the East? Can the Raptors secure the #1 seed for the second year in the row? Do the Celtics have a big run in them? Can the Lakers make a push into the top eight in the West? Can anyone dethrone Golden State? Those questions and much more will be answered by yours truly as the Association commences their ‘second half’ on Thursday. The Antonio Brown/Pittsburgh Steelers soap opera has added another twist as the disgruntled WR is requesting a trade out of Pittsburgh. You’ve heard my thoughts on past podcasts about this, but there’s another layer to this never ending saga. Hear what I have to say about how the front office should handle this and how this move can actually make the team come together and be better as a whole. There’s a potential standoff rising in Flushing as Jacob deGrom and his agent are looking for a long term payday, but the Mets aren’t quick to pull the trigger because the reigning Cy Young Award winner still has two years left before he’s a free agent. I’ll share my take on what needs to be done and how this deal may possibly make or break this team for years to come. Also, some thoughts on the NHL as teams will start to buy or sell with the trade deadline a week away, Colin Kaepernick and the NFL have settled and Duke rises back to number one in the country. You’ll have all of this and a little more on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 55)
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